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Old 06-23-06, 05:13 AM
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Chainring size question

Any downside to using something like a 57-tooth chainring?
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Old 06-23-06, 06:07 AM
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Old 06-23-06, 06:11 AM
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Maybe you'd have to buy two chains to get enough links? I'm just guessing here, though I think the badassery of using a 57t ring would balance it out.
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you might not be able to put it on, it might hit your chainstay. but it might not. that's a possible downside. and what good cogs are made up to how many teeth? that's something to consider. but not really a downside.
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Why do you want to run a 57 tooth chainring? The money spent on a reasonable size chainring would be worth it.
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Originally Posted by Learn_not2burn
Why do you want to run a 57 tooth chainring? The money spent on a reasonable size chainring would be worth it.
who are you to say what is reasonable for anyone besides yourself?
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Oh, a 57 since a friend of mine would sell it to me for cheap. I think EAI makes cogs going up to 23, I think a 19 would do fine. Didn't think of the extra pants-rolling!
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If we'r talking 3/32" drivetrain here then chain length shouldn't be an issue since road chains come with enough length to wrap around the rear floppy thing that I have boxes and boxes of. What are those things called again... derailleurs?

Re-cycle's inane tip for the day: Always replace your chain if you can't remember how old it is or if you are replacing your cog or chainring.
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Surly makes some huJass cogs too.
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Originally Posted by dirtyphotons
chicks will think your dick is so big that they'll avoid you because they just can't handle you.
You typo'ed small
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